Scholarships for High School Seniors

College is right around the corner. Here are scholarships open to high school seniors who are off to college in the fall.

Golden Door Scholars Program
Sponsor: Golden Door Scholars
Amount: Full tuition, room and board for a year-year degree at a Golden Door partner school. Students at other schools will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Closing Date: October 25, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and recent high school graduates who are eligible for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) or TPS (Temporary Protected Status). Applicants from states where DACA students must pay out-of-state tuition at public universities and community colleges will be given strong preference.

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship
Sponsor: Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc.
Amount: Up to $25,000
Closing Date: October 25, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors in the United States who demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income). Applicant must be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, and maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0.

Good Tidings Community Service Scholarship
Sponsor: Good Tidings Foundation
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: October 26, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors graduating in 2018 who are residents of one of the following California counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, Sacramento, San Benito, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, Solano, Sonoma, Stanislaus, or Yolo. Applicant must have done something to serve the community.

SunTrust Scholarship Sweepstakes
Sponsor: SunTrust
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 27, 2017
Description: Sweepstakes is open to high school seniors and college undergraduates with permanent residence in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, or the District of Columbia. Students can enter online or by mail once during each two week drawing period.

“You Deserve It” Scholarship
Sponsor: ScholarshipOwl
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 29, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are residents of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or U.S. Territories and are 16 years of age or older and are either enrolled now, or will be enrolled within three months of registration in a qualified high school, college or university in the United States.

State of Sleep Scholarship
Sponsor: The Sleep Judge
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: October 30, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States or Canada OR current college students already studying at an accredited U.S. or Canadian post-secondary institution with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit a video on a given topic related to sleep.

#SuperStressFace: Help Your Friends Reduce Stress!
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2017
Description: 97% of American teens report being stressed during back-to-school season. Yikes! Take a picture of what you look like when you’re stressed (your #SuperStressFace!) and share it with friends on social media with one of DoSomething’s tips proven to help de-stress. Unlimited entries!

$2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school, college, and graduate students and those planning to enroll within 12 months. Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States or an international student with a valid visa. Applicant must log in to Niche or create a free account to apply for the scholarship.

ADCI Scholarship
Sponsor: Association of Diving Contractors International
Amount: $4,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to members of the community of ADCI voting member companies who are current and in good standing with ADCI. Find the link to the scholarship at the bottom of the page on the right.

Arizona Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship
Sponsor: Goldberg & Osborne
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students in Arizona. Applicant must fill out a form pledging they will not text and drive.

BlindsOnline Scholarship for Innovation and Creativity
Sponsor: BlindsOnline
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled at an accredited high school, college or university within the United States. Applicant must provide the best design ideas concerning the window treatments of the future.

Cappex Easy College Money Scholarship*
Sponsor: Cappex
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students in the United States who are/will be enrolled in college within the next 12 months. Applicant must create a Cappex profile (if they don’t have one already), share about their extracurricular activities, leadership, and volunteer activities, and then search Cappex for scholarships.

Carpet & Flooring Liquidators Scholarship
Sponsor: Carpet & Flooring Liquidators
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current graduating high school seniors with acceptance to an accredited school or an undergraduate student at an accredited institution within the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on why they are a good candidate for the scholarship. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA.

Chegg $1,000 Monthly Scholarship October 2017
Sponsor: Chegg
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to all U.S. high school and college students who are at least 16 years of age. Applicant must answer the question, “What is the best Halloween costume you have ever seen or worn and why?”

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